Making enterprise automation your app development advantage

Source- enterpriseinnovation.net In today’s agile, innovation-driven and dynamic market, automation rules! It allows companies to streamline, optimize, eliminate human error and reallocate valuable human resources to other value-adding tasks. Automation provides the foundation for DevOps, which brings together the two separate worlds of app development and software operations. In theory, automation can improve rollout of app releases, increase deployment speed, lower failure rates, shorten the time between fixes, and reduce mean time to recovery when apps crash. The reality, however, can

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Fixvember aims to boost DevOps skills

Source- sdtimes.com For many developers, November is the time of the year where they look to sharpen their skills and dedicate more of their time to outside projects. Much like the National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) initiative where writers commit to writing 50,000 words in the month of November, developers commit to writing code. A few years ago an initiative called Progvember was launched to encourage developers to create a computer program within the 30 days. Progvember seems to have died out, but

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Grow rapidly into a continuous delivery pipeline

Source- searchitoperations.techtarget.com If the only thing colourful about your deployments is the language, evaluate canary and blue/green environments. One application engineering team found that continuous delivery (CD) makes the rapid-fire updates to a high volume of microservices orderly and manageable. But to truly reap the benefits, they must find ways to minimize the blast radius of live code and to catch and roll back anything that mars user experience (UX). Ibotta, a Denver-based mobile rewards app provider, adopted a continuous delivery

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A Guide To Building A Serverless Platform

Source- forbes.com It’s cold and deafening as I scan my hand and walk through aisle after aisle of humming and whirring machinery. I used to love sitting on the floor to physically plugin and troubleshoot some mission-critical issue. Now I’m turning it all off. Change in the technology space is seldom subtle. While I may have lost this experience to my memory, there is something incredibly liberating about a fresh start. The last few years have felt frenzied as companies race

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How To Do DevOps Implementation Successfully?

Source- indiawest.com If you want to enhance your collaboration and productivity, then you need to take the DevOps course. Devops is the combination of process and philosophies. Devops contains four basic components, which are, culture, collaboration, tools, and practices. DevOps enables a quality for organizations to better serve their customers and compete more effectively in the market. By taking DevOps course, you will get the ability to solve critical issues quickly, and better manage unplanned work. The steps for successful DevOps implementation are as follows,

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Docker And Kubernetes: Furthering The Goals Of DevOps Automation

Source- forbes.com Containers are a hot topic, yet production usage remains low, according to Gartner, with most enterprise container adoptions in an early phase. A recent survey by Diamanti backs this up, finding that while almost half (47%) of the IT leaders it surveyed plan to deploy containers in a production environment, only 12% have already done so.   Despite this low adoption, the hype is for good reason, as containers can make a significant impact on development and production environments, infrastructure cost and time

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DevOps Success: A Look at Performance by Region and Industry

Source- cio.com Introduction Since Puppet published its first State of DevOps Report in 2012, we’ve learned a lot about how IT is implementing DevOps practices and the resulting impact to businesses. After collecting nearly 30,000 responses from around the world, we wondered: Where are trends and patterns emerging in these segments? Our first-ever State of DevOps: Market Segmentation Report makes it easier to benchmark your organization against other companies in your peer group. Automation Enables DevOps Not surprisingly, we found that most

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Bridging the priority gap between IT and security in DevOps

Source- betanews.com Let’s start with a test. Suppose that you manage a corporate network gateway across which a critical programmed transaction is scheduled to occur in exactly one hour. Suppose further that the firewall protecting this gateway is functionally misbehaving and will almost certainly block any programmed activity with your transaction partner. This is a serious concern because your boss has reinforced to you several times the importance of this planned transaction. Your team continues to work the technical problem,

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Putting Security on Par with DevOps

Source- darkreading.com DevSecOps: It’s not a very friendly acronym. It reeks of techno-babble, sounds a little military, and resists a consumer connection. But think again. This is a vital discipline that’s directly relevant to every enterprise and every individual, particularly within cloud infrastructures, and has long deserved greater attention. Maybe that’s why we’re now seeing greater research and more discussion devoted to the subject. But what’s really at stake here? And what needs to happen next? First, let’s understand the

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Automation testing skills define the future, says Africonology CEO

Source- intelligentcio.com In 2016, the global test automation market was valued at around US$16 billion. And, in a study done by Zion Market Research, the company predicted that this market will reach US55 billion by 2022 with a CAGR of just over 23% from 2017. Driven by Digital Transformation and measurable benefits to business and process, the test automation market is seeing steady growth. However, according to Mandla Mbonambi, founding CEO of Africonology, there is a critical need to invest

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